Wednesday, April 24, 2013

CHICKEN PARMESAN








blogging about all the yummy food the past few days gets me hungry every time i recap and post for you guys. 
chicken parmesan is something i can not get enough of. i only cook it when sp and i are together, its not something i would just make for myself. but it is his favorite meal and its a great meal for two!
this time around i took more step-by-step pictures and hope it makes things easier for those of your trying this recipe at home. 

ingredients
boneless chicken breast
1/2 cup flour
salt&pepper to taste

evoo
2 tbsp butter
1 whole medium onion, diced
4 gloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup wine (red or white)
*recipe works fine without wine too*
2 cans crushed or petit dicd tomatos
1 can tomato sauce
1/4 cupe fresh chopped parsley, or to taste
1 tbsp italian seasoning
1 cup grated parmesan 

directions
beat chicken breast to even size
cover in flour and salt & pepper mixture
heat evoo and butter in a large skillet over medium heat
once melted and pan is hot, fry chicken until golden brown on each side
remove chicken, set aside and keep warm

without cleaning the skillet, add onion, garlic, salt & pepper and italian seasoning 
cook for 2 about two minutes
pour in wine, reduce and scrape bottom of skillet to incorporate all the flavors
add tomatos and tomato sauce
allow 20-30 min cooking time
toward the end add the fresh chopped parsley and a hand full of parmesan cheese

**remember to start cooking your pasta while making your sauce. 
cook according to package directions

plate the pasta and sauce 
place chicken back in the skillet and cover with parmesan cheese
cover skillet for 3 minute and let cheese melt

add chicken to your plate and sprinkle meal with more parmesan if desired
enjoy!!

*if you end up with lots of extra sauce, do not fret! it will be great for your next pasta dish. keep refrigerated or frozen

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